On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1950

Historical Events

  • French government led by prime Minister Georges Bidault resigns

Sports History

LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Cherry Hills CC: Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins her 4th Western Open; beats Peggy Kirk, 5 & 3

  • NY Giant Wes Westrum hits 3 HRs & a triple

Famous Birthdays

  • Derrick "Duckie" Simpson, Jamaican rocker (Black Uhuru), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Léon Frissen, Dutch Queen's Commissioner of the province of Limburg (CDA)
  • Mercedes Lackey, American sci-fi author (Arrow's Fall, Magic's Pawn), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nancy Allen, American actress (Carrie, 1941, Robocop, Dress to Kill), born in NYC, New York
1950 Highlights

About June 24, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer